China: Changes at the consular providern in Germany
04/09/2019 12:05

The application prozess changes have been made at the China Consular Providers. Important changes are currently in place and may continue to change over the coming weeks:

An application process can take up to 7 days to complete. Please submit your visa application in good time before your trip.
The consular provider has announced that in 2020, all travelers are expected to give a fingerprint in person. The fingerprint should be valid for 5 years and can be reused for a renewed visa application.
Your DVKG team

China: Changes at the consular providern in Germany
22/08/2019 12:05

On Sep. 2nd. 2019, changes at the china consular provider will be made in the process of submission and collection of the visa document. It is not yet final how the processes for the consular service providers will be implemented. We are in close contact with all consular providers and will inform you about changes.

Currently, you can continue sending your China visa applications through The German Visa and Consular Society.

Your DVKG Team

04/06/2019 00:00

04.06.2019, 00:00 o'clock

The Nigerian Embassy announced:

According to a Federal Government directive from Nigeria, all visa applicants are hereby informed that from 6 May 2019 visa applications will no longer be accepted at the Nigerian Embassy.
All Submissions from Applicants must be made through our government-authorized licensed representatives.

Best regards DVKG

Russia: Passport photo is checked in detail
27/05/2019 14:05

The Russian Consulate informs:

the passport photo must meet the following criteria:

The consulate compares the passport photo in the passport with the attached passport photo. In case of existing similarity of passport photos and a passport older than three months, the visa application is rejected. Please enclose an up-to-date passport photo with your documents or upload a selfie in accordance with biometric guidelines on your behalf and use the 'digital passport photo service'.

Your DVKG Team

China: NEW Online visa application
25/04/2019 12:05


as of May 10, 2019, Chinese visa applications will only be accepted in the form of the new online application. The Deutsche Visa und Konsular Gesellschaft will continue to offer you a very simple application process:

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact any visa advisor.

Your DVKG Team